An aged care facility in southern NSW is reaping the benefits of digital health after connecting all of its residents to the national e-health system.
A virtual reality developer that has been working with elderly people in their homes to facilitate stroke rehabilitation is planning to bring the technology to residential aged care facilities.
Australia is “data rich but information poor” about what’s really going on in residential aged care, according to an aged care researcher.
Long-serving aged care CEO Glenn Bunney has been inducted into aged care’s technology hall of fame at this week’s Information and Technology in Aged Care Conference on the Gold Coast.
After months of planning and refining, multicultural aged care service MiCare has introduced autonomous mobile robots into Prinz Willem Alexander Village in Queensland.
There is potential for intelligent assistive robotics in aged care that harness the power of the mind, says an Australian inventor who is developing robots to communicate with residents.
Australian developer ePAT Technologies has partnered with Dementia Support Australia for a pilot that will see 150 expert consultants across Australia using its new pain recognition app with up to 5,000 people with dementia each year.
A guide to help aged care organisations support residents to use technology and social media to stay connected with their loved ones has been launched today.
The use of information technology is beginning to play a large role in the effort to provide higher quality of care in residential care facilities in Australia, according to early findings of an international study.
Aged care sectors around the world remain slow to adopt policy initiatives and sophisticated advancements in electronic communications, international researchers have told a health conference in China.
Aged care services in the increasingly competitive marketing environment of increased consumer choice are being offered the opportunity to know more about their potential targets from detailed big data analytics.
Australian aged care and lifestyle provider IRT Group has formed a world-first partnership to develop driverless car technology in a residential aged care setting.
Aged care, doctors and pharmacists groups are calling for seamless digital integration between aged care and health records.
Fax machines are still used widely in aged care, challenging a new push from government to replace them with electronic messaging in the broader health sector.